Ralph Wilde

Lecturer, Department of Laws, University College London
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Ralph Wilde has been a member of the Faculty of Laws at University College London (UCL), University of London since July 2002. He was formerly a Supervisor in International Law at Trinity, Corpus Christi and St. Edmund’s Colleges, Cambridge, a Guest Lecturer at the Cambridge University Law Faculty, and the Henry Fellow and Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School.  Since joining UCL, Ralph has also been a Visiting Professor at the University of Texas Law School, an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, a Senior Global Research Fellow at NYU Law School, a Visiting Faculty Member at the Central European University in Budapest, a Senior Fellow at Melbourne University School of Law, and a Visiting Professor at the University of California in Los Angeles.  Ralph is an expert in public international law, and also has an interest in the interface between international law and related academic disciplines, including international relations and legal and political theory. Ralph is a member of the Executive Board of the European Society of International Law, the Advisory Panel on Public International Law of the British Institute for International and Comparative Law, and the Peer Review Council of the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council. He previously served as Academic Secretary of the British Branch of the International Law Association (ILA), and as one of the two UK representatives on the international ILA Executive Council, from 2004-2011. Ralph was also Rapporteur of the ILA Study Group on UN Reform, and Co-Rapporteur of the ILA Committee on Human Rights. He was formerly a Trustee and member of the Board of Directors of the AIRE (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) Centre in London, and a member of the Advisory Board of the UCL Centre for International Courts and Tribunals, the Steering Committee of the UCL Institute for Human Rights, the UK Lawyers’ Committee of Peace Brigades International, the governing boards of the LSE and the University of London, the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law, the executive Committee of the UK Human Rights Lawyers’ Association, and the Advisory Committee of International Lawyers for Africa. Ralph is a member of the editorial advisory boards of the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, the London Review of International Law, and the journal Global Change, Peace & Security.